Ville de Gatineau
Spring flooding: Status on roads and upcoming recovery measures
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Ville de Gatineau
News release
Spring flooding: Status on roads and upcoming recovery measures

Gatineau, May 14, 2017. – Gatineau is continuing its progress on the recovery plan and watching the situation closely.

Status on streets
Following inspections, close to a dozen streets have changed statuses today. Complete details are found on the map of affected streets.

Refuse containers for household waste

Gatineau is providing flood victims with refuse containers for household waste at the following locations:

At the intersection of Saint-Louis and Moreau streets (near 1336 Saint-Louis Street)
On Du Como Court (at the entrance of La Baie Park, via St-Antoine Street)
At the intersection of De Versailles and Watt streets
On Du Quai Street (in the boat launch parking)
On De La Gappe Boulevard, at the intersections of Carmen and/or Oxfort
At the intersection of East and Saint-André streets
At the intersection of Sabourin and Watt streets

Residents are asked to consult the map of affected streets to find out about the various locations.

As a reminder, container rental for residents is covered by ministère de la Sécurité publique du Québec's government assistance program for individuals and businesses affected by the flood.
 
Garbage collection
It should be noted that flood victims will not be limited to six (6) items during the regular garbage collection for the next two weeks.
 
Special collections
From Tuesday, May 16, there will be special collections for construction and demolition waste in the affected areas where streets are no longer flooded and have been secured by municipal services. Flooded residents are asked to separate construction and demolition debris from sandbags and household waste. These debris will have to be placed on the inside of the property edge (in the right-of-way) and not on the street or sidewalk. Information concerning special collections for bulky metal refuse will be announced shortly.

 Statistics and quick facts

Number of home visits carried out by firefighters (since May 1): 3,978 visits
- It should be noted that firefighters are visiting homes more than once in the majority of cases (up to 7 visits).
- Number of recovery visits carried out by firefighters (May 13): 680 visits
Persons registered at the centres for flood victims: 1,591
- Jean-René-Monette: 1414 / Masson-Angers: 177
Number of sandbags picked up by the Canadian Armed Forces on May 14: 22,000
Non-emergency call centre (311): More than 14,803 calls from May 1 to May 14 (3 p.m.)


Associated links

Webpage on spring flooding

Impacts on traffic and map of flooded streets, refuse container locations and sandbag distribution sites

Hazardous household waste

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Service des communications
Ville de Gatineau
Source
Jean Boileau, ARP, FSCRP
Director,
Service des communications
Ville de Gatineau
819-595-7171
boileau.jean@gatineau.ca
@JeanBoileau

À propos de Gatineau

Reconnue pour sa qualité de vie, Gatineau est une ville de 285 000 habitants. Elle est située sur la rive nord de la rivière des Outaouais, et s'étend à l'est et à l'ouest de la rivière Gatineau.

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